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Jahmekya Birhan

Member, Brooklyn Packers


Jahmekya Birhan is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she completed a Concentration in Environmental Studies, with a focus on Food Politics. She is currently a member of the Brooklyn Packers, a worker-owned cooperative that works collaboratively with farms and small-batch producers to distribute seasonal groceries in Brooklyn. Her roles at the collective include distribution management, sourcing, and quality control. There are very few moments when Jahmekya isn’t thinking about food, whether it is her work as a Packer, food justice, or her next meal.